British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Drama Awards

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1652
Date Released
30 Jan 1961
Date submitted
24 Jan 1961
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Duke on Snow Parade
  2. 2Drama Awards
  3. 3Monte Carlo Rally
  4. 4The Queen in India

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 4
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Drama Awards. DESCRIPTION: Mr Max Aitken welcomed the guests, including Ian Carmichael, John Mills, his wife and daughter, at the Evening Standard Drama Awards. Peter Ustinov was there, so was Rex Harrison, seen here talking to Shani Wallis. Then, Dorothy Tutin, one of the winners. It was a star-studded theatrical occasion, and it was Dame Flora Robson who did the honours for Miss Tutin, chosen for her acting in Twelfth Night. Rex Harrison was voted a best actor for his work in Platonov, as was Sir Alec Guinness, for his performance in Ross. SHOTLIST: Key scene. MS Max Aitken welcoming the guests. MCU Ian Carmichael. MS John Mills, his wife and daughter. CU same. MCU Peter Ustinov. MCU Rex Harrison talking to Shani Wallis. GV Dorothy Tutin being welcomed. GV Alec Guinness same MCU Alec Guinness. GV guests at table clapping. MS Dame Flora Robson and Miss Tutin. GV guests laughing. MS Rex Harrison at the mike. LS Rex Harrison leaving the stage. MS Alec Guinness speech. MS 2 guests. MS Alec Guinness speech.
Keywords
Mass media; Entertainment and leisure; Economics; Business and commerce; Performing arts
Locations
London; England
Card file number
81781
Credits:
Commentator
Geoffrey Sumner
Camera
Len Waldorf
Camera
Samuelson
Length of story (in feet)
212
Story extras:

• The first time you use this link in a session, you will need to log on at the British Movietone website and then click this icon again to see the film. For the remainder of the session, this link will take you directly to the film.

This series is held by:

Film Archive

Name
AP Archive
Email
info@aparchive.com
Web
http://www.movietone.com
Phone
+44 (0)20 7482 7482
Series held
View all series held by AP Archive

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 174 times.